Anthony Lynn, the Chargers’ new head coach, has been surrounded by well-wishers all over the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore. From the coaches he’s worked for to the reporters who covered him to the owners with who he’d interviewed, everyone — to use Lynn’s word — has been “cool.”
But breakfast Tuesday morning? That was just plain cold.
His scrambled eggs were pushed around the plate, and the breakfast potatoes, a slice of bacon and oatmeal were all untouched after speaking with reporters for an hour during the AFC’s coaches breakfast.
“Next year,” he said, laughing, “I’m getting here earlier.”
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San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) hands the ball off to running back Ryan Mathews (24) during the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Qualcomm Stadium.